Status on functioning of bank branches

DIMAPUR, MAR 24 (NPN) | Publish Date: 3/24/2020 12:27:48 PM IST

Following government order to contain and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nagaland, the state level bankers’ committee (SLBC) Nagaland convener and SBI Regional Business Office, Dimapur regional manager has informed that in all category of Bank branches identified for opening. 

In a press release, SLBC convener and assistant general manager, Paogin Haokip, informed that following essential banking services would be made available: cash deposits and cash withdrawals; cheque clearance – presenting & accepting cheques for payments / transfers, etc; Remittances – Intra & Inter Bank Transfer of Funds- NEFT, RTGS and government business.

It stated that some of the SBI branches identified for normal functioning are authorized branches for handling State government business and these branches will be fully operational for government business.

All outsourced ATM Cash Replenishment Agencies (CRAs) will replenish cash at all important ATM sites will also ensure cash availability of own Bank branch managed ATMs. 

It has also been decided to reduced business transaction hours at Bank branches in the interest of public health and safety as per details below: Dimapur district Stipulated Business Hours (10am to 4pm) and Proposed Business Hours (10am to 2pm) and all other districts Stipulated Business Hours (9am to 3pm) and Proposed Business Hours (9am to 1pm).

Further, all precautionary measures for preventing the spread of COVID-19 in conformity with Government’s and Indian Bank’s Association (IBA) directives are in place, the release stated.


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